Can animals be cruel?
March 20, 2014 6:22 AM Subscribe
As I frame the argument in my head, only humans can be cruel, since everything animals do (on their own, no training or instruction) helps them survive in some shape or form. Can you help me explain the following examples:
posted by cgs to Science & Nature (15 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
1. otter raping baby seal till it drowns
2. orcas attacking an infant grey whale but then only eating its tongue and throat
3. cats toying with their prey / tearing them apart bit by bit
4. cats killing more than they need to eat